Elisa “Pooper” Harkins is a Native American composer and artist originally hailing from Miami, Oklahoma. In 2010 she had a life-threatening bike accident, and during her recovery she was mostly bed-ridden and turned to electronic music as a creative outlet. Her music, animation, paintings and paper mache sculptures investigate Native American stories, rituals, and spirituality through a the lens of someone raised on pop culture and computer games. She has shown her work at the MCA Chicago, Andrew Rafacz Gallery Chicago, Club Nutz Chicago, ACRE Projects Chicago, Family Business NYC, Secret Project Robot Room NYC, NADA Miami, Design Miami, and Locust Projects Miami.
artist’s website: www.pooptronica.com